ADA Presidents Album
Doctor Walker, of New York City, was elected thirty-18first president of the Association at the 1891 meeting at Saratoga Springs, New York. The scientific session that year included papers on "Electricity as a Therapeutic Agent in the Treatment of Hyperemia and Congestion of the Pulp and Peridental Membrane," "Senile Atrophy of the Upper Jaw," and ''Phagocytosis. '' Doctor Walker received the D.D.S. degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1884. He served as president of The Dental Society of the State of New York, the Odontological Society of New York, the First District Dental Society of New York, and the National (Southern) Dental Association. He was born in New York in 1855 and died in 1925.
American Dental Association, "ADA President 1891-1892: William Wallace Walker" (1977). ADA Presidents. 107.